Firebirds take points from draw

State Wellington Firebirds claimed first innings points from their draw with State Auckland Aces at Christchurch.

Auckland openers and went into tea on the final day unbeaten, but the side agreed to the draw with the Aces on 102 without loss in their second innings.

Wellington declared earlier on the fourth day at 388 for seven after half-centuries from (55) and (54), a 91 from and 45 from .

Their efforts helped surpass Auckland’s first innings total of 245, which included a top score of 85 by and was restricted by recalled BLACKCAPS bowler  (pictured), who took five wickets.

 

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